5 bedroom house for sale

Northam, Bideford

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Family Home
  • South Facing Aspect
  • Stunning Views
  • Period Features Throughout
  • Approached Via a Private Road
  • Striking Distance to Amenities
  • Large Established Gardens
  • Productive Vegetable Plot
  • Further 3.5 Acres Available

Full description

Fordlands offers the unique opportunity of owning a substantial part of this attractive, former country home. Commanding an elevated position between Bideford and Northam whilst enjoying wonderful views over Bideford Town and the Torridge Valley, as well as the far reaching countryside views. The house sits within a generous South facing plot of approximately half an acre, with the ability to acquire a further 3 and half acres via separate negotiation. This home would benefit from some sympathetic modernisation with its wealth of original features throughout that are crying out to be accentuated and retained.

Situated less than 1 mile from the charming market town of Bideford, with its traditional pannier market and an array of pubs, shops, banks, post office, restaurants and a regular farmers market. The quaint fishing village of Appledore, with its maze of cobbled streets and picture postcard cottages is within just a 10 minute drive. Westward Ho! with its 2 miles of golden sandy blue flagged beach is just a 1 mile and is a favourite with surfers, families and bathers alike. Protected by the unique natural feature of the pebble ridge, the Northam Burrows Country Park is a popular spot with walkers and cyclists and is also the home of England’s Oldest Golf Club, the Royal North Devon. Further along the coast is the vibrant village of Croyde that is a Mecca for surfers from across the country, with its cosmopolitan feel and popular pubs and restaurants, it’s easy to see why. Barnstaple, the regional centre of North Devon, is approximately 10 miles away, reached via the North Devon link road, offers all the area's main shopping, business, commercial and leisure pursuits. Barnstaple’s train station offers a link to the city of Exeter with connections to London and beyond. Just a short drive down the Atlantic Highway leads you into Cornwall with its miles of breathtaking coastline that are littered with popular beaches and secluded bays.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - This enclosed entrance with tiled floor has double doors that open out into the Dining Hall.

Dining Hall - 5.59m x 5.00m (18'4" x 16'4") - This grand room with its dual large windows is the perfect space for entertaining guests.

Inner Hall - With handy built in storage.

Drawing Room - 5.46m x 4.90m (17'10" x 16'0") - Enjoying a south facing aspect that benefits from two large windows that take in the view across the garden towards the little white town of Bideford. Equipped with wood burner and attractive stone and ornate wooden surround as well as built in cupboards and book shelves and access into the sun lounge.

Sun Lounge - 4.67m x 2.71m (15'3" x 8'10") -

Study - 4.12m x 3.88m (13'6" x 12'8") - A study worthy of the name, with built in storage and open fire place with a stone surround, parquet flooring and access into the sun lounge.

Snug - 4.58m x 3.91m (15'0" x 12'9") - Tends to be used as the every day lounge space with access through to the kitchen.

Kitchen/Breakfast - 4.93m x 4.32m (16'2" x 14'2") - The generously proportioned kitchen area has been equipped with large oil fired Aga range cooker, good sized walk in larder and an island unit comprising of stainless steel sink and additional under counter storage.

Conservatory - 5.00m x 3.51m (16'4" x 11'6") - Is reached off the kitchen and offers further dining/social space.

Rear Lobby - That acts as the homes utility area with storage and plumbing for white goods.

First Floor - Reached via the original sweeping staircase.

Principle Bedroom Suite - Could be utilised to create a self contained suite.

Dressing Room/Bedroom 5 - 4.59m x 3.93m (15'0" x 12'10") - This multifaceted room could be used as a further bedroom, a sitting room or perhaps a dressing room.

Bedroom 1 - 5.49m x 4.91m (18'0" x 16'1") - Enjoying a dual aspect with en-suite bathroom and built in storage.

En-Suite Bathroom - Comprising of a bath with mixer taps, low level WC and wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 - 4.91m x 3.81m (16'1" x 12'5") - This large double room benefits from a south facing aspect and the large windows open onto the far reaching views.

En-Suite Bathroom - Equipped with bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 - 4.80m x 4.54m (15'8" x 14'10") - Further large double room enjoying views out of the large south facing window.

Bedroom 4 - 3.47m x 3.45m (11'4" x 11'3") - Further generously proportioned double room with views down the drive.

Bathroom 3 - Offers bath with shower attachment, low level WC and wash hand basin.

Gardens And Grounds - The generous grounds consist of approximately half an acre of attractive and productive gardens and is dissected via the impressive sweeping drive. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn interspersed with flower beds, shrubs and mature trees. To the front of the home is the large level former croquet lawn that is edged with balustrade and faces due South out towards Bideford town. On the northern edge of the garden sits the delightful walled gardens, that has been a productive kitchen garden and has been used to grow a wealth of fruits and vegetables.

Car Port - 5.72m x 5.17m (18'9" x 16'11") -

Annexe - Reached via the car port this two storey annexed building is currently being used as further storage to the main home, however with its shower room with WC, would offer a great private space for use as an office or independent accommodation for dependent family members.

Work Shop/Storage -

Additional Paddock - The south facing paddock sits directly opposite the property and totals some 3.59 acres of relatively level land that is available for sale with the property by separate negotiation.


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25 November 2016

Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (7.4 mi)
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01237 720022 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (7.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Morris and Bott, Bideford

Grenville Wharf, 6a The Quay, Bideford, EX39 2HW

01237 720022 Local call rate

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